Kidney failure deaths seen in more women than men


Kidney failure results in higher mortality among women than it does in men, according to a study of more than 82,000 adults that was published in The BMJ. Women with kidney failure had a greater likelihood of all-cause premature death than men with kidney failure did, and women lost an average of 3.6 more years of life than men did, researchers found.

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